Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Picture This – Art Exploration for Kids: A Trip to “Uncle Andy’s”

Picture This – Art Exploration for Kids: A Trip to “Uncle Andy’s”
Kindergarten through 5th grade.
“Get the New Year off to a rollicking start as we discover the faabbbulous art of Andy Warhol and let loose our own creative juices on everyday objects to create some Pop Art of our own.”
· Open by having kids browse through Andy Warhol art books

· Read aloud: Uncle Andy’s (J759.13 WAR) & Andy Warhol (J759.13VEN)

· Discuss art ideas—Resources: Andy Warhol : Pop Art Painter (J759.13 WAR) Pop Artists (759.13 MAS), Andy Warhol: Paintings for Children (WGL J709.2 WAR), & others – compare covers

· Create paintings based on newspaper food ads, Pop Art (J709.04 BOL) p. 10ff., iconic figures (Elmo, etc.), animals or self-portraits with unusual colors, blotted line drawings (paint then place another piece of paper to make an impression). (Supplies: paper, paint, brushes, water cups, tablecloths & smocks, food ads, video covers, etc.)

· Play music: Beethoven’s Wig: Sing Along Symphonies (J734 PERL) in tribute to Warhol’s wig!
· Addl. Resource (next time): Make It Pop!: Activities and Adventures in Pop Art by Joyce Raimondo

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